This page contains external links to websites with important Industrial Relations-related information. The APWU is not responsible for the content of these sites.

APWU Health Plan

This is a link to the most recent Health Plan.

Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM)

This is a link to the USPS website page containing the most recent version of the Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM). The ELM contains many important Postal Service regulations regarding pay and benefits for USPS employees.

Postal Bulletins

A link to the USPS website pages containing current and past issues of the Postal Bulletin. The Postal Bulletin is a bi-weekly Postal Service publication that includes news of changes to Postal Service handbooks, manuals and published regulations.

Code of Federal Regulations

The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) is the codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government. It is divided into 50 titles that represent broad areas subject to Federal regulation. For example, CFR 29 is entitled “Postal Service.” Each volume of the CFR is updated once each calendar year and is issued on a quarterly basis.

Federal Register

Published by the Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), the Federal Register is the official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents.

MSPB Decisions

The Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) maintains this searchable online database containing t he Board’s final opinions and orders and other significant decisions.

U.S. Code

The United States Code is the codification by subject matter of the general and permanent laws of the United States. It is divided by broad subjects into 50 titles and published by the Office of the Law Revision Counsel of the U.S. House of Representatives. Since 1926, the United States Code has been published every six years. In between editions, annual cumulative supplements are published.